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Premier Radio April 16th 1989

This is close to a full day’s programming from Premier Radio in April 1989. At this stage, the Dublin station broadcast on Sundays only for just 2-3 hours.

This is close to a full day's programming from Premier Radio in April 1989. At this stage, the Dublin station broadcast on Sundays only for just 2-3 hours.

On this particular day, Greg Townsend opens the station at 3pm for a two hour stint on the mic. He is followed at 5pm by Dave Jackson..

Greg Townsend

Dave Jackson


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Premier Radio July 2nd 1989

This is a recording of Premier Radio, one of the very few pirate radio stations who had been around before the 1989 Broadcasting Act was introduced.

This is a recording of Premier Radio, one of the very few pirate radio stations who had been around before the 1989 Broadcasting Act was introduced.

They usually broadcast for a few hours on Sundays and in this recording Dave Jackson is on the air from 5pm on July 2nd 1989.

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This recording is with thanks to Chris Ridley
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Premier FM September 18th 2004

The full day's live programming from the first day of Premier FM's first temporary licence run on 94.9MHz in Dublin. The classic oldies station went live at midnight on September 18th 2004.

These are recordings of a large selection of the live programming from the first day of Premier FM’s first temporary licence run on 94.9MHz in Dublin.

The classic oldies station went live at midnight on September 18th 2004 from a studio located in the Russell Court Hotel in the heart of the city.

We have every minute of live programming from midnight through to 3.30pm. Then we have the three hour block from 6pm-9pm.


Greg Townsend introduces some of the Premier FM team from midnight [Full]

Greg Townsend returns for the first live show of the day at 8am [Full]

Denis Wilson takes over at 10am, with Alan Russell on News [Full]

David Baker is in studio from midday [Full]

Garv Rigby takes over from 2pm [90 mins]

From 5pm Vincent Hughes presents two hours of Strictly ’70s [6-7pm]

Mike Williams takes the 7-10pm slot [120 mins]

Premier FM September 19th 2004

Stereo Steve (Kieran Murray) with Avril Keogh

From September 19th 2004 this is an airchecked recording of ‘The Classic Chart Countdown’ with Stereo Steve on Premier FM’s first temporary licence run on 94.9MHz in Dublin. Avril Keogh reads the News.
The former pirate station were broadcasting from a studio located in the Russell Court Hotel on Harcourt Street.

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This recording and image are by very kind courtesy of Kieran Murray
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Premier FM December 19th 2004

The full day’s live programming from the last day of Premier FM’s first temporary licence run on 94.9MHz in Dublin. The classic oldies station went live at 8am and signed off at midnight on December 19th 2004.

Derek Jones on air from 8am

Mike Doyle on air from 11am

Stereo Steve, with Avril Keogh, on air from 2pm

Mike Eastwood on air from 5pm

Steven Davitt on air from 7pm

Greg Townsend on air with The Punk Show from 8pm

Ray O’Hara on air with The Rock Show from 9pm

Greg Townsend, with all of the presenters, on air with the final show from 10pm

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